Ervine C Chase


BirthJan. 3, 1841
DeathMay 11, 1930
CemeteryVerdon (Verdon)
Unit141st New York Infantry, Company H

Private Ervine C Chase

Company H, 141st New York Infantry

Chase was born on January 3, 1841. He enlisted in the regiment on August 21, 1862 at Chemung, New York. Chase was mustered on September 11, 1862 and served about 2 years and 3 months. He was discharged on June 8, 1865 at Washington DC.

The 141st New York Infantry was organized and mustered on September 11, 1862 at Elmira, New York. During Chase’s enlistment, the regiment was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864). Regimental losses were 13 killed and 78 wounded.

Battle of Peach Tree Creek (GA) (July 19-20, 1864). Regimental losses were 15 killed and 37 wounded.

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

General Sherman’s “March to the Sea” (GA) (November 15-December 10, 1864).

Siege of Savannah (GA) (December 10-21, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (January-April 1865).

Battle of Bentonville (NC) (March 19-21, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Grand Review of the Troops (Washington DC) (May 24, 1865).

Chase died on May 11, 1930 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Verdon Cemetery in Verdon (Richardson County), Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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